Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ca49e8c1-02f5-4a28-a23b-241f245a7739

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Pygoplites diacanthus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Description

The Regal Angelfish can be recognised by the alternating yellow and black-edged white bars on the body. The soft part of the dorsal fin is blue with black scribbles. The anal fin has yellow and blue stripes. The caudal fin is yellow. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Regal Angelfish is a beautiful tropical angelfish with yellow, black, white and blue vertical stripes and yellow tail. The dorsal fin is blue with black markings and the anal fin has yellow and blue stripes. Juveniles are orange yellow with fewer black and white bars. It is found in depths from 1m to 48m.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record, Video Page Url
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 5.833
Behaviour: A species that continually moves within caves in coral reefs, occasionally swimming upside down under ledges.
Common_Name: Regal angel;Regal angelfish
Description: Unmistakable angelfish with thin alternating blue-black, yellow and white bars down body, pale yellow snout and tail, blue- and yellow-striped anal fin, and black bar edged with blue above eye.
Frequency: 1.587
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 2408.514
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 34827
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 31217
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 29412
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 171493
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 169690
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 33022
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 167887
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2605
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 173296
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2605

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Pygoplites diacanthus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon diacanthus Boddaert, 1772 Boddaert, 1772
Published in: Boddaert, P. 1772. Epistola ad Virum celeberrimum Hier. Dav. Gaubium, de Chaetodonte diacantho, Descripto atque accuratissima icone Illustrata Amstelodami : M. Magérum pp. 43 pp. 2 pls

Common Names

Common name Source
Regal Angelfish
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Blue-banded Angelfish
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Angelfish
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Bluebanded Angelfish
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Empress Angelfish
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Regal Angelfish Pasific
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Royal Angelfish
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Royal Empress Angel
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Royal Empress Angelfish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
PERCIFORMES
suborder
PERCOIDEI
family
POMACANTHIDAE
genus
Pygoplites
species
Pygoplites diacanthus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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